• Can American racing Justify another media frenzy over Triple Crown?

    The answer to the headline is ‘Yes,’ and I would go further in saying that American racing needs a positive story of this nature to underline the best features of a traditional sport many young people find difficult to recognise.

  • Ascot by the numbers

    The countdown to one of the most iconic summer events of the British sporting and social calendar has begun. Four weeks today Ascot Racecourse will open its gates for five days of world-class racing, pageantry, high fashion and Fine Dining from Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd June 2018.

  • Cracksman in prime shape for Investec Coronation Cup

    John Gosden believes Cracksman will be much more the finished article when he returns to Epsom for the Investec Coronation Cup on June 1 – a year on from from finishing third in the Investec Derby.

  • Frankie Dettori thrilled to get the call-up for Hazapour in the Derby

    Frankie Dettori has described the call to ride Hazapour in the Investec Derby at Epsom for owner the Aga Khan and trainer Dermot Weld as a “great honour”.

  • The Curragh attracts star studded line up for Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival

    Aidan O’Brien will bid to win the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas for a remarkable 12th time this Saturday but the world record breaking trainer faces stiff opposition in both Irish Guineas’ this weekend following the latest entry stage today.

  • Scottsville speed day: final fields

    The Tsogo Sun race day at Scottsville in Pietermaritzburg this coming weekend confirmed its status as the sprinting pinnacle of South Africa when full fields of 16 runners plus reserves were carded for the four Grade 1 races over 1200m.